Promoting the Bicycle for Everyday Use

SVBC is your best source for bicycling information in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Check this page to learn about interesting events, volunteering opportunities, and current issues facing bicyclists.
Off to Copenhagen

Off to Copenhagen

I’m off for a one-week study trip to Copenhagen! Thanks to the City of San José, Knight Foundation, and 8-80 Cities for inviting me along, paying for the trip, and organizing the trip, respectively. Thanks as well to my boss, Corinne Winter, for letting me go....
California state Active Transportation Program funding announced

California state Active Transportation Program funding announced

The California Transportation Commission has published their recommendations for the statewide Active Transportation Program (ATP). This year saw a change in the way that local projects received state funding by pooling the money from previously separate funds,...
Fundamental attribution error

Fundamental attribution error

Why Bikes Make Smart People Say Dumb Things has a lot to say, but the most interesting part for me is the following snippet: When a bike blows a stop sign, though, we’re more likely to see it as evidence that “cyclists think they’re above the law.” The social...

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Upcoming Events

  1. San Mateo Taste and Talk Series: Public Spaces in Complete Streets

    September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. SVBC San Mateo County Committee meeting

    September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. San Jose Coffee Crawl

    September 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. SVBC office-warming party

    September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. SVBC Palo Alto Local Team meeting

    September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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